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Cabinet approves bill on implementing anti-doping policy

Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to approve the bill on ...

News item | 09-09-2016 | 17:29

Talks on prices of expensive medicines show great promise

Dutch Health Minister Edith Schippers’ talks with manufacturers on the price of very expensive new medicines are paying off. For ...

News item | 14-06-2016 | 08:00

Schippers and Kamp sign broad Health Deal for targeted decisions in oncology

Ministers Schippers (Health) and Kamp (Economic Affairs) signed a ‘Health Deal’ on decision support in oncology today, with a ...

News item | 08-06-2016 | 11:00

Statement Minister Schippers EU council Ministers of Sport

Sport is great fun, but only if the game is played fairly: on the field and in the boardroom of sports organisations  and of ...

News item | 31-05-2016 | 21:16

Cabinet approves extension of Temporary Ambulance Care Act

The cabinet has agreed to present a bill to extend the Temporary Ambulance Care Act by three years as proposed by the Minister of ...

News item | 12-02-2016 | 16:00

Van Rijn: exta funding for tackling sexual violence

State Secretary Martin van Rijn (Health, Welfare and Sport) and Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) are providing ...

News item | 08-02-2016 | 10:01

Jan-Dirk Sprokkereef will commence duties for Veilig Thuis (Safe Home) and the approach to child abuse

The Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), State Secretary Martin van Rijn (Health, Welfare and Sport) and Minister Ard van ...

News item | 08-02-2016 | 09:57

Ban on sale of e-cigarettes to minors

The sale of electronic cigarettes to young people under the age of 18 is to be banned, regardless of whether or not they contain ...

News item | 11-12-2015 | 15:35

New regulation on late-term abortions and termination of life in neonates

Edith Schippers, Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, and Ard van der Steur, Minister of Security and Justice, have drawn up a ...

News item | 11-12-2015 | 15:30

Helping defaulters leave the health insurance default scheme more quickly

Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to reduce the ...

News item | 04-12-2015 | 16:55